Amy Z. Aqua, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Amy Z. Aqua, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Board-Certified Pediatricians Wellington, FL

Dr. Amy Aqua grew up in Miami Beach, Florida and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987, graduating cum laude. She earned her medical degree at The Ohio State University in 1991 and completed her pediatric residency at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson in 1994.

Dr. Aqua worked in Arizona for one year before moving to South Florida, where she practiced locally for 13 years before joining Wellington Pediatrics (formerly Simo and Bruck Pediatrics) in 2009.

Dr. Aqua enjoys practicing general pediatrics and especially relishes taking care of whole families, helping guide parents in the care of their most precious treasures. She has been board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics since 1994 and she is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

Dr. Aqua is a clinical instructor at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Medicine and she is a preceptor to students from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is also a principal investigator at Visions Clinical Research, where she participates in pediatric clinical trials. Dr. Aqua is a member of the Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, as well.

In her free time, Dr. Aqua works with thinkPINKkids, a not-for-profit organization she helped bring to South Florida in 2009, which has raised nearly $100,000 for breast cancer research and patient support. She also enjoys exercising and traveling with her husband, Keith Aqua, M.D., and their three sons.

Hospital Affiliations

Wellington Regional Medical Center and Palms West Hospital

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987, graduating cum laude.
  • Medical degree at The Ohio State University in 1991.
  • Pediatric Residency Training – University of Arizona Health Science Center in Tucson, AZ

Patient Feedback

Mariedy P.

My oldest son is 15 and my youngest is 9, My kids have been patients since birth. I have never had a problem with this office. The front staff is great and the nurses are kind, gentle and caring. I feel like I’m speaking with family and not healthcare providers. I wouldn’t go anywhere else. I pray that Dr Bruck doesn’t not retire until my kids are of age. People will only rate when they have a problem and not when credit is do. So for a change I can write that I have Always been 100% satisfied with this office.  

Mayra C.

  Dr. Aqua is THE BEST!! Staff is great with kids also!! I read some of the reviews and we have been going there for over 8 years now and heveen;t had any problems. Not to say these comments aren’t legit….nothing is ever going to run smooth ALWAYS or be the way we want them to. But at the end of the day, the MOST important thing is that these doctors. LOVE what they do and are FANTASTIC at it!! Dr. Aqua is VERY thorough and has given us GREAt advice and ideas throughout the years in some situations. We are FOREVER grateful to her and Dr. Bruck and their staff for making us always feel welcomed and protected!!

Krystal R.

  I’ve been bringing my almost 11 year old son here since he was born. Great front office staff. Check-in is always a pleasure and quick! The medical assistant is great at what she does, especially when giving shots. I’ve had a few times where I had to request a same day appointment due to an emergency and they always find a way to squeeze me in. From check-in to check out, I’m never there for more than an hour, maybe 1 hour and a half. I’ll never switch practices! From check-in staff to MA to Dr. Bruck and Dr. Aqua, they know what they are doing and never push me into something that I do not feel is right for my son.
Definitely recommend it.  

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